Rua de Santa Maria (Zona Velha)

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The old zone of Funchal culminates in the Santa Maria street, where you’ll find a sea of restaurants and businesses, like the old traditional boot and hat factories. All along the street you can see doors, either from shops, restaurantes, homes or even abandoned ones, painted by locals, artists and non-artists alike, creating a tapestry of color and art that celebrates the growth of Funchal and Madeira as whole. The street culminates in the São Tiago Fort.

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